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African Mythology Rocks!

Series: Mythology Rocks!

By Linda Jacobs Altman

African myths provide a rich understanding of the cultures that created these fascinating tales. Passed down through the generations, African myths were kept alive by a strong oral tradition. In AFRICAN MYTHOLOGY ROCKS!, author Linda Jacobs Altman weaves together traditional tales from seven different cultural groups, including those of Nigeria, Tanzania, Sierra Leone, the Kalahari, and Ghana. She focuses on the distinctions, as well as the similarities, among their lifestyles and legacies. Each of the stories in enhanced by the expert commentary of scholars, wonderful illustrations and a question-and-answer section.

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"The stories are written appropriately for the targeted age group. This book is well done, the illustrations absolutely fit the bill, and this is a volume that would be well received in any collection."

Southern Maine Library District, May 31, 2012

"This book could easily be used as a classroom textbook."

South Sound Book Review Council, April 17, 2012

"This text is crisply written . . . This book and others in the series will appeal to both young and old alike."

TriState Young Adult Book Review Committee, November 2011

". . . this series is excellent for research . . . the short tales make reading more manageable, and the question-and-answer sections will help students focus on meaningful events."

School Library Journal, Fall 2011

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